What is a transom?

Answer A transom is the back end of a boat. It is especially important in smaller boats, as it allows the outboard motor to attach to the vessel.TypesThere are two types of transoms. A transom stern is a ... Read More »

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How to Use a Transom Saver?

The transom on a boat forms the stern (rear) of the boat, and to which the outboard motor attaches. A transom saver supports the outboard motor for safe transit on a trailer. It supports the motor'... Read More »

What Is a Transom Mount?

A transom mount is a position for the attachment of any piece of equipment to a boat. A boat's transom is the flat surface that forms its rear end or "stern." On this may be mounted an engine, a ru... Read More »

What is a transom bracket?

A transom bracket is a device used when hauling motor boats. Its purpose is to relieve the boat stern (transom) from some of the stress from the weight of the motor and to prevent damage from road ... Read More »

What is a transom shower?

A transom shower is a shower hose mounted directly on the interior of a boat's transom or stern. Usually connected to a retractable hose, with hot and cold water valves, transom showers allow occup... Read More »